Sidney B. Williams, Jr. Intellectual Property Law Scholarships

Application Deadline:  March 15, 2018

The Sidney B. Williams Scholarship provides $10,000 per school year for minority students with a demonstrated interested in intellectual property law. It is renewable, upon reapplication by the student, for up to three academic years (totaling six semesters for full-time or part-time enrollment, excluding summer school semesters and inter-sessions).

Applicants must be US citizens, members of an underrepresented minority group, currently enrolled in or have been accepted to an ABA-accredited law school, and have demonstrated an intent to engage in the full-time practice of intellectual property law.

For complete information about this opportunity, including how to apply, click here.

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Seattle Foundation Doyne M. Green Scholarship

Application Deadline:  March 1, 2018

The Seattle Foundation Doyne M. Green Scholarship supports female graduate students of medicine, law or social and public services. This $4,000 scholarship is available to students who have completed at least one year of graduate work.

For complete information about this opportunity, including how to apply, click here.

Seattle Foundation Meyer-White Memorial Scholarship

Application Deadline:  March 1, 2018

The Seattle Foundation’s Walter H. Meyer-Garry L. White Memorial Scholarship supports returning adult students who are either attending or prepared to attend a 2- or 4-year public or private university, at the graduate or undergraduate level. If attending at the undergraduate level, the applicant must be over the age of 24. If attending at the graduate level, the applicant must be over the age of 30. 8 scholarships will be awarded in the amount of $5,000 each.

For complete information about this opportunity, including how to apply, click here.

Tillman Military Scholars Program

Application Deadline:  March 1, 2018

Founded in 2008, the Tillman Scholars program supports our nation’s active-duty service members, veterans and military spouses by investing in their higher education. Since the program’s inception, the Foundation has named over 450 Tillman Scholars at more than 100 institutions nationwide. The scholarship covers educational expenses, including tuition and fees, books and living expenses. 2018 Tillman Scholars can expect an average award of $10,000. But scholars receive much more than just funding. Our program unites the best talent and leadership in the military to make a significant impact in the fields of medicine, law, business, policy, technology, education and the arts.

Who is eligible to apply?

  • Veteran and active-duty military service members
  • Honorably discharged of pre- and/or post-9/11 service from all branches of the U.S. Military, including the National Guard and Reserve
  • Current spouses of veterans or active-duty service members, including surviving spouses
  • Military veterans or spouses pursuing a degree as a full-time student at a public or private, U.S.-based accredited institution of higher education:
    • Undergraduate Bachelor’s degree
    • Graduate or professional degree

Applicants will be evaluated according to the following criteria:

  • Demonstration of service to others
  • Desire to continue to serve others and make a positive impact on your community
  • Academic and career ambitions
  • Record of military service and/or community impact as a military spouse
  • Record of personal achievement
  • Demonstrated leadership and leadership potential
  • Compelling, thoughtful, genuine and thorough essay question responses

For complete information about this opportunity, including how to apply, click here.  For application support and advising from the University of Washington, click here.

Society of Women Engineers Scholarships

Application Deadline:  February 15, 2018

Society of Women Engineers (SWE) Scholarships support women pursuing ABET-accredited graduate student programs in preparation for careers in engineering, engineering technology and computer science in the United States. In 2017, SWE disbursed approximately 233 new and renewed scholarships valued at more than $715,000.

Applicants complete one application and are considered for all scholarships for which they are eligible. Scholarships are typically awarded in May for use during the upcoming academic year.

Eligibility:

  • Only women are eligible.
  • Masters and PhD candidates must be enrolled or accepted at a school with ABET-accredited programs in engineering, computing, or technology.
  • You must be planning to attend full time (exceptions are made for reentry and non-traditional applicants).
  • You must not be fully funded for tuition, fees, and books or equivalent.
  • SWE’s Scholarship Program is open to both SWE members and non-members; however, some of the scholarships do require SWE membership.

For complete information about this opportunity, including how to apply, click here.

Judith M. Runstad – Wells Fargo Washington Women’s Roundtable Scholarship

Application Deadline: February 12, 2018

The Judith M. Runstad – Wells Fargo Washington Women’s Roundtable Scholarship is awarded to one woman each year who is aiming to advance their career in technology, innovation, business, engineering, health, and/or real estate. You must be entering into or currently enrolled in an eligible graduate-level or continuing education program at the University of Washington and show a commitment to the community. The scholarship is awarded in the amount of $4,000-$6,500.

ELIGIBILE GRADUATE AND CONTINUING EDUCATION PROGRAMS

  • University of Washington – Seattle’s Department of Real Estate & Runstad Center for Real Estate Studies
  • University of Washington – Seattle’s Foster School of Business
  • University of Washington – Seattle’s College of Engineering
  • University of Washington – Tacoma’s Milgard School of Business
  • University of Washington – Tacoma’s KeyBank Professional Development Center
  • University of Washington – Bothell’s School of Business
  • Other graduate school and continuing education programs at the University of Washington’s Seattle, Tacoma or Bothell Campus (or future campuses) in the fields of Technology, Innovation, Business,  Engineering, Health and Real Estate

For complete information about this opportunity, including how to apply, click here.

CRA-W Scholarships for Women Studying Information Security

Application Deadline:  February 1, 2018

Each year in co-sponsorship with Applied Computer Security Associates (ACSA) and the Hewlett-Packard Enterprise (HPE), the Computing Research Association-Women (CRA-W) presents the Scholarship for Women Studying Information Security (SWSIS) to 10-15 women in their undergraduate or Master’s studies.

Women studying information security may apply for consideration to receive the scholarship for their third or fourth year of undergraduate studies, or for a Masters’ program. To be eligible, you must be accepted at or enrolled in a US campus of a US university. Applicants must be US citizens or permanent residents.

For complete information about this opportunity, including how to apply, click here.

Ithna-asheri Muslim Association of the Northwest Graduate School Scholarship Fund

Application Deadline:  February 1, 2018

Ithna-asheri Muslim Association of the Northwest (IMAN) is pleased to announce the creation of The Dr and Mrs. Amir-Hossein Naini Graduate School Scholarship Fund, a one-time graduate scholarship award of up to $5000 to a qualified student attending an accredited institution of higher learning in the United States. This Scholarship fund, like its namesakes, exists to assist those who are seeking a graduate degree in the United States and who have shown the potential for great vision, leadership and professionalism in serving Muslim and non-Muslim communities. If your ambition is to be a professional and personal source of inspiration to all, including the Muslim community, we invite you to apply.

Only those who are a U.S.citizen, have permanent legal resident status in the United States or have a valid student visa to attend graduate school in the United States are eligible.

For complete information about this opportunity, including how to apply, click here.

American Indian Endowed Scholarship

Application Deadline:  February 1, 2018

The American Indian Endowed Scholarship helps financially needy students with close social and cultural ties to an in-state American Indian community pursue undergraduate and graduate studies.

Scholarship awards range from about $500 to $2,000. Approximately 15 students are selected each year to receive the awards. These students are eligible to receive their  scholarships for up to five years, although renewal scholarships are not automatic and require submission of the application each year.

To be eligible, you must meet the following criteria:

  • Have demonstrated financial need based on a completed FAFSA
  • Be a Washington State resident.
  • Intend to enroll full-time as an undergraduate or graduate student at a public or private college or university in Washington State.
  • Not pursue a degree in theology.
  • Intend to use your education to benefit the American Indian community in-state.
  • Have not yet received a total of five years of this scholarship.

For complete information about this opportunity, including how to apply, click here.

J.C./Lady Graytop Memorial Scholarship Fund

Application Deadline: January 27, 2017

The J.C./Lady Graytop Memorial Scholarship Fund, established in 1977, has awarded over $60,000 in various scholarships to deserving students. These scholarships are provided annually to deserving students who support our organization’s goals of:

  • Enhancing self esteem,
  • Recognizing diversity,
  • Supporting personal development and
  • Acknowledgement of human rights.

We believe that by encouraging the pursuit of these goals, we are helping individuals develop their potential and thereby further enhancing the future of our community. Preference is given to students who self-identify as LGBT, members of LGBT families, or straight allies who have been strongly supportive of the LGBT community.

All applicants must:

  • Be legal residents of the State of Washington
  • Use the scholarship for tuition and/or books only
  • Have a clear and purposeful education goal
  • Have a G.P.A. of 3.0 or higher or other applicable indicators of potential academic success.
  • Have demonstrated sensitivity to and support of the above stated goals of our organization.

For complete information about this opportunity, including how to apply, click here.